Creation Cryptids: Unicorns in the Bible

I was just browsing around over at Answersin Genesis.org and I found a wonderful article by Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell called Unicorns in the Bible? In the article, Dr. Mitchell covers the Biblical references and descriptions of unicorns, noting how they were described as actual animals, not fantastical creatures. She then goes on to speculate how…

Creation Cryptids: Emela-Ntouka, the “Killer of Elephants”

The cryptid known as Emela-Ntouka [a Ligala word meaning “Killer of Elephants” or “Water-Elephant” should excite a Creationist’s interests, specifically because of its similarity to a creature described in Job 40:15-24, more famously refered to as Behemoth. Hailing from the Likoula swamp region of the republic of the Congo, it also goes by the names, aseka-moke,…

Creation Cryptids: Little Green Men & UFOs

The following originally appeared in answer to a comment on this post. Aliens and UFOs. OK. I hail from West Virginia, home of Gray Barker [credited with possibly inventing the Men In Black], the Mothman of Point Pleasant and the Green Monster of Flatwoods [aka the Flatwoods Monster], all of which have been linked to…

Creation Cryptids

Coined by John E Wall of Manitoba in 1983, the word “cryptid” refers to an animal of interest to cryptozoology. Cryptozoology, according to Bernard Heuvelmann [the “Father of Cryptozoology”] is “The scientific study of hidden animals, i.e., of still unknown animal forms about which only testimonial and circumstanstial evidence is availbable, or material evidence considered…